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“Want good food and drink well come here” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Harlequin Coffee and Tea House

Harlequin Coffee and Tea House
Ranked #18 of 58 Coffee & Tea in York
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe, British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Highchairs Available, Seating, Waitstaff
Description: Recent winner of an all-GB coffee/espresso competition. Quiet, inexpensive, locally-popular -- great sandwiches, sweets, coffee
1 review
“Want good food and drink well come here”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014

Visited on Saturday 24.05 for a quick bite of something to eat and drink. Had looked at a number of places and they were all packed and tiny and nothing appealled to us on the menu when I by chance spotted an elderly gentleman leaving the Harlequin, with a very satisified look upon his face, so in we went and boy we weren't dissapointed why do the elderly seem to know where the best places are. Hot drinks and meals were ordered and our daughter was very pleased with her hot chocolate as was my husband with his pot of tea. We had not long to wait when our food came ham sandwiches for hubby, tuna jacket for our daughter and coronation chicken jacket for my self what can I say but WOW it was delicious the jacketes were proper not ones done in a microwave and the salad that came with it was massive and very nice, oh and the Honey and Mustard dressing was gorgeous. The only downfall was we had no room for cake :(. We will definatley recommend our little find to our frineds and family visiting York in the future and maybe next time I get to try a piece of cake!!!!

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Sharon B
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“A lovely place with good food and an amazing coffee for more elderly visitors and locals of York.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2014

This place has its very own regulars, who more tend to be 50+. This means that a student may feel a bit out of place, but York has plenty of other places for students to offer. Therefore, I recommend this place for elderly couples, who tend to have great day-breaks around York.

It is perfect place for quick snack and an easy and traditional British lunch. Considering the enjoying faces in the cafe, I can only say that food seemed delicious. I took a latte and I do have to admit that awards for the best coffee are absolutely deserved. The coffee was very good by presenting a delicate after taste.

Service was very quick, attentive and incredibly polite. Something, you would expect from a place like that. The atmosphere is created for a lunch and definitively not working with your laptop. A newspaper with your breakfast is the maximum to take with.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Piret K
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York, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great Coffee”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2014

Fantastic coffee. Had a baked potato with salad which was very yummy!!! Think they are always busy so you may have to wait a few mins to get seated but that is a good sign of a good place.

Visited June 2013
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Thank KellyandLeeRobinson
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Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lovely”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2014 via mobile

Great location, superb staff and exceptional value. We had a salad which was enormous and with very generous toppings. This is definitely no bog standard coffee shop. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Xtie_11
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great coffee and scones!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2014

Great waitress service, lovely coffee, very tasty scones with jam and cream, all served very
nicely. Good value.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank tattydo
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